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Treatment

New Vaccine for Aggressive Brain Cancer Could Increase Survival By Nearly 2 Years

In a clinical trial, a vaccine for the treatment of glioblastoma, which killed John McCain, showed promising results.

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Prevention

Using a Daily Skin Moisturizer Could Protect You From Diseases Like Alzheimer’s, Diabetes

A new study out of the University of California at San Francisco found that older adults who used a skin cream twice a day for a month had lower levels of inflammation throughout their bodies. Here’s what you need to know.

Man in bathroom at night.
Lifestyle

Could Your Nightly Bathroom Trips Be a Sign You Have High Blood Pressure?

A new study found that those who have to pee in the middle of the night may want to get their blood pressure checked. Here’s what you need to know.

Woman with hay fever.
Symptoms

Why Climate Change Is Bad News for People With Seasonal Allergies

Mother Nature’s calendar is being disrupted by climate change, and that’s wreaking havoc for the 25 million Americans people with hay fever.

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Nutrition

Walnuts Could Help Suppress Breast Cancer Cell Growth

Adding walnuts to your diet could help lessen the growth and spread of breast cancer, according to a study conducted at Marshall University in West Virginia.

Flowered coffee cup on table.

Merely SEEING Your Favorite Coffee Cup Can Perk You Up

Just catching a glimpse of something that reminds of you coffee can make you feel more alert and attentive, according to a study.

Doctor with technician and woman getting a mammogram.
Mammogram

FDA Modernizes Breast Cancer Screening Regulations

For the first time in more than 25 years, the FDA has proposed changes to mammography regulations to improve breast cancer screening for millions of Americans.

Woman at the dentist.
Risk Factors

Poor Oral Health Linked to Pancreatic Cancer in African-American Women

Tooth loss and gum infections like periodontitis put African American women at higher risk for cancer of the pancreas, suggest researchers at Boston University.

Boxes of statin drugs.
Medication

Over Half of Eligible Patients Aren't Offered a Statin

Nearly 59 percent of American adults who meet guidelines for statin therapy to lower cholesterol say their physicians hadn’t given them a statin option.

Red meat in grocery store case.
Nutrition

Don't Bring Home the Bacon: Small Amounts of Meat Raise Death Risk

It doesn’t take much red meat or cured, smoked, or salted meats like ham, bacon, and salami to put you at risk for heart disease and death.